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Darrell Evan Blake

February 21, 1946 — February 2, 2023

St. George

Darrell Evan Blake

ST GEORGE - Darrell Evan Blake, 76, passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023. He was born Feb. 21, 1946 in St. George, Utah to Virginia Latimer and Cecil Blake. He married Kathleen McAllister, Sept. 1, 1967 in the St. George Utah temple. Darrell lived his entire life in St. George, where he attended Dixie High and Dixie Junior College.

He was a cattle rancher and farmer, which he dearly loved. He also enjoyed riding horses, 4 wheeling with family and friends, eating good food, traveling the world, and serving in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. As a young man, he served a mission for the church in England. He also served in the National Guard, was a patriot, and loved his country.

He is survived by Kathleen McAllister Blake (wife); Children: Suzanne Blake Valentine (Gary); Cary Evan Blake (Brenda); Derick Cecil Blake (Ronda); Jason John Blake (ALee); Lana Blake Parker (Jeremy) ; Alex Benjamin Blake (Marjorie), 30 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and one surviving sibling: Ronald Blake (Shirley).

Funeral services will be Monday, Feb. 6, 2023 at 12:00 pm with a viewing prior from 10 to 11:30 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints located at 1762 South River Road, St. George, Utah 84790. A viewing will be held at the same location Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023 from 5 to 7 pm. Interment will take place in the Tonaquint Cemetery.

Arrangements are made under the direction of Hughes Mortuary, 1037 East 700 South, St. George, Utah (435)674-5000. Please visit www.hughesmortuary.com for more information.

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